Generations of Randolph residents have enjoyed recreational activities on the land once known as Bendall Farm, then Sunnyworth Manor and now “Powers Farm” as well as neighboring Norroway Pond and Bertha Soule Memorial Park. Through a variety of methods including generous land donation, land purchase via grants and Community Preservation funding, the Town of Randolph has been able to acquire and combine these properties into a 22 acre nature preserve for the enjoyment of residents and visitors.
Powers Farm is a combination of pasture, fields, woodland, wetlands and pond. This diverse habitat is home to a variety of wildlife and endangered plant species such as the Atlantic White Cedar while Norroway Pond ultimately feeds the Upper Reservoir, the Town's sole source of drinking water.
The purchase and protection of this property, in perpetuity, helps to maintain the integrity of our water source, preserves the integrity of Randolph's natural environment, provides green space for passive recreation and enjoyment of natural and scenic vistas for generations of Randolph residents.
The Town of Randolph parks and related facilities were built for the enjoyment of residents of all ages and their guests. They are in the public domain and do not necessarily require a permit for general use. However, private gatherings meeting certain criteria may reserve use of the pavilion.